EPS for Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK) Expected At $0.23

January 21, 2018 - By Dolores Ford

 EPS for Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK) Expected At $0.23
Investors sentiment increased to 1.25 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.06, from 1.19 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 53 investors sold Chesapeake Energy Corporation shares while 94 reduced holdings. 48 funds opened positions while 136 raised stakes. 575.42 million shares or 0.30% less from 577.13 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Davenport & Limited has 77,675 shares. Highlander Cap Mngmt Lc holds 0.01% or 1,800 shares. Thrivent Fincl For Lutherans, Minnesota-based fund reported 37,095 shares. Hsbc Holding Public Limited Co stated it has 755,864 shares. Loomis Sayles And Com L P holds 2.16M shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Ledyard Savings Bank has 0% invested in Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) for 2 shares. Moors And Cabot accumulated 17,204 shares. Quantbot Tech Limited Partnership has invested 0.08% in Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK). Shell Asset Management Communication reported 0.03% of its portfolio in Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK). State Teachers Retirement Systems stated it has 893,159 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Sage Group Inc Inc holds 0% or 1,000 shares in its portfolio. Usca Ria stated it has 0.01% in Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK). Millennium Mngmt Limited stated it has 50,922 shares. American International Gp accumulated 270,741 shares. Farmers & Merchants Inc holds 0% or 197 shares in its portfolio.

Analysts expect Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) to report $0.23 EPS on February, 22.They anticipate $0.16 EPS change or 228.57 % from last quarter’s $0.07 EPS. CHK’s profit would be $205.89M giving it 4.29 P/E if the $0.23 EPS is correct. After having $0.12 EPS previously, Chesapeake Energy Corporation’s analysts see 91.67 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 1.00% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $3.95. About 22.39M shares traded. Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) has risen 49.74% since January 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 33.04% the S&P500.

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) Ratings Coverage

Among 32 analysts covering Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK), 7 have Buy rating, 9 Sell and 16 Hold. Therefore 22% are positive. Chesapeake Energy Corporation had 89 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, March 23. On Wednesday, August 10 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Hold”. FBR Capital initiated it with “Underperform” rating and $5 target in Tuesday, September 13 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by SunTrust given on Tuesday, January 2. Jefferies maintained Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) rating on Wednesday, July 19. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and $500 target. The stock of Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) earned “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, February 25. UBS maintained the shares of CHK in report on Friday, May 6 with “Sell” rating. Nomura upgraded Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) on Friday, October 21 to “Neutral” rating. As per Tuesday, August 16, the company rating was upgraded by Capital One. Piper Jaffray maintained Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) on Thursday, August 24 with “Hold” rating.

Chesapeake Energy Corporation engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of properties for the production of oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids from underground reservoirs in the United States. The company has market cap of $3.54 billion. It operates in two divisions, Exploration and Production; and Marketing, Gathering, and Compression. It currently has negative earnings. The firm holds interests in natural gas resource plays, including the Haynesville/Bossier Shales in northwestern Louisiana and East Texas; the Marcellus Shale in the northern Appalachian Basin in Pennsylvania.

More notable recent Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Insiders Are Buying Chesapeake Energy, Should You?” on January 05, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Chesapeake Energy: My Top Rebound Pick For 2018” published on December 29, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: “Chesapeake Energy: What Is Driving The Stock’s Weak Performance?” on December 27, 2017. More interesting news about Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) were released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “Why Chesapeake Energy Corporation Stock Has Big Possible Upside” published on January 04, 2018 as well as Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Chesapeake Energy Corporation Declares Quarterly Preferred Stock Dividends And …” with publication date: January 19, 2018.

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